Maharashtra Hit by Torrential Downpours, Water-logging Ensues

Thane and Palghar districts in Maharashtra experienced heavy overnight rain, resulting in water-logged areas. Thane received 37.06 mm rainfall within 24 hours, peaking from 12.30 am to 1.30 am. Officials reported falling tree branches and no casualties. Similar rain patterns were noted in Palghar.

PTI | Thane | Updated: 09-06-2024 09:44 IST | Created: 09-06-2024 09:44 IST
Maharashtra Hit by Torrential Downpours, Water-logging Ensues
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Thane and Palghar districts of Maharashtra were battered by heavy overnight rains, leading to significant water-logging in various areas, officials reported on Sunday.

Incidents of tree branches falling were noted in parts of Thane city, officials added.

In the 24-hour period concluding at 8:30 am on Sunday, Thane city saw 37.06 mm of rainfall. The heaviest downpour, measured at 16.76 mm, occurred between 12:30 am and 1:30 am. Another burst of 10.93 mm of rain was recorded between 3:30 am and 4:30 am, according to Thane Municipal Corporation's disaster management cell chief, Yasin Tadvi. Some areas in Thane experienced water-logging, confirmed an official from the district disaster control room.

Neighbouring Palghar also faced intense rain, with district disaster control cell chief Vivekanand Kadam reporting no untoward incidents attributed to the downpour.

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